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R. Michelson Galleries
132 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060






Richard MichelsonGallery Owner

Gallery Owner

Richard Michelson started R. Michelson Galleries in 1976 after three years selling fine art reproductions out of the back of his van. He moved the gallery to western MA in 1979. Mr. Michelson is also a poet and children’s books author. He served as Poet Laureate of Northampton MA from 2011-2015. When not in his writing study or at the gallery, he can generally be found on the 10-mile bicycle trail between the two.

Illustrator's Show 2012

Gallery Manager

Paul Gulla has been working at the gallery since 1991. In his spare time he can be found doting on his wife or trying to get his two boys to come down off the roof.



Senior Art Director

Elizabeth Finney has been with the gallery since 1997. She is a professional artist, interior designer and a proud member of the Western Mass Illustrators Guild, WMIG. When not working she likes to spend her time on Prince Edward Island with her family.


Elana Chernick-KritzGallery Assistant; Marketing and Sales

Assistant Manager

Elana Chernick-Kritz has a background in gallery management with a focus on media and marketing.  Outside of work she can be found cooking for friends and family or out and about discovering new music venues and hiking trails.


Donald RobinsonPicture Framer

Picture Framer

Donald Robinson‘s first paid position, back in 1975, was working in a picture framing factory. He became really serious about picture framing in 1994 while working at Red Raven Graphics. He began working at R. Michelson Galleries in 2004 and has been constantly developing his abilities. His skill set includes hand-painting frames, building crates and shipping art internationally.

Gallery Registrar

Meghan Zaremba holds a degree in Fine & Performing Arts from MCLA, and a certificate in illustration from SMFA. She loves to camp, read, and play with her cats, Pyramus and Thisbe.




Gallery Hours:

We are currently open by appointment but staff is usually in the gallery during these hours

Monday – By appointment

Tuesday- Thursday : 10:00am – 6:00pm

        Friday – 12:ooam -8:00pm

Saturday : 10:00am – 9:00pm

Sunday : 12:00pm – 5:00pm


Please visit this page for information regarding internship opportunities at R. Michelson Galleries.